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Dr Louise Slater

Associate Professor in Physical Geography; Chair of the Oxford Water Network

School of Geography and the Environment

Louise Slater’s research focuses on understanding and predicting changes in floods and fluvial systems in the context of contemporary shifts in climate and land cover. She uses data-driven methods to disentangle the different drivers of flooding and fluvial change across a variety of climates and land use types. She is also the Chair of the Oxford Water Network.

 

E: louise.slater@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Abi Stone

College Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher

School of Geography and the Environment

Abi Stone investigates the dynamics of dryland systems, including environmental change, landscape dynamics and groundwater resources.

E: abigail.stone@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Jesper Svensson

DPhil Researcher

Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment

Jesper’s doctoral research investigates an array of both institutional, infrastructural and biophysical features of water reallocation projects in Northern and Northwestern China and how the interrelations produce resource outcomes. His goal is to advance empirical insights on the determinants of collective action at different levels in the hierarchical governance structure in China. Supervisor: Dr Dustin Garrick.

E: jesper.svensson@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Scott Thacker

Honorary Research Associate

Environmental Change Institute

Dr Scott Thacker is a research scientist based at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford. His research focuses on modelling the function and performance of infrastructure systems at a variety of spatial and temporal scales.

E: scott.thacker@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Lisa Thalheimer

DPhil Researcher

Environmental Change Institute

Lisa’s research focuses on the attribution of extreme weather events and human mobility particularly in areas of scare resources. She furthermore investigates the nature and quantification of different drivers within this nexus such as economic and political ones, as well as policy implications for sustainable development.

Supervisor: Dr. Friederike Otto

E: lisa.thalheimer@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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